• Alexandra Svokos in Politics

    Sexual Assault Survivors Would Be Hurt By Senate's New Trumpcare Bill

    Sexual Assault Survivors Would Be Hurt By Senate's New Trumpcare Bill

    Republican senators revealed their version of a new healthcare bill on Thursday, June 22, and it would have major effects on survivors of sexual assault. The House passed their American Health Care Act (AHCA) in early May, and now the Senate is working on their version. This new bill is called the Better Care Reconciliation Act […]
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    Your Birth Control Could Get Expensive Under Senate's New Trumpcare Bill

    Your Birth Control Could Get Expensive Under Senate's New Trumpcare Bill

    Republicans in the Senate finally released their version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA, aka Trumpcare) on Thursday, and people are concerned about how Trumpcare affects birth control coverage. The Senate legislation, called the Better Care Reconciliation Act, would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA, aka Obamacare) should Republicans be able to get […]
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    Two Female Republican Senators May Help Stop Trumpcare For Planned Parenthood

    Two Female Republican Senators May Help Stop Trumpcare For Planned Parenthood

    Republican Senators Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins may present a major challenge to the Republicans' newly revealed proposed healthcare bill, and it has to do with Planned Parenthood. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell finally showed his version of the bill to the public on Thursday, June 22 after keeping it under wraps for weeks. That secrecy was […]
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    This Is What Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Wants You To Do About The Secret AHCA

    This Is What Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Wants You To Do About The Secret AHCA

    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand wants you to call your senator about the American Health Care Act (AHCA, aka Trumpcare). “Because, to be honest, the only way anything ever works here in Washington is when regular people stand up and demand something change,” Sen. Gillibrand tells me on Wednesday in a phone interview for Elite Daily about the […]
  • Alexandra Svokos in TV

    This Is The Song A.D. Was Listening To On ‘Pretty Little Liars'

    This Is The Song A.D. Was Listening To On ‘Pretty Little Liars'

    A.D. drove off into the sunset at the end of this week's Pretty Little Liars. In the car, A.D. turned the volume up on a slow, soulful song. That song was none other than “Without You” by Harry Nilsson. The song fits all the classic standards of an A.D./A/Uber-A hit. More often than not, an episode […]
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    We Finally Know Who Killed Charlotte On ‘Pretty Little Liars'

    We Finally Know Who Killed Charlotte On ‘Pretty Little Liars'

    Charlotte's killer on Pretty Little Liars has finally been revealed, with one episode left. And the story behind her killing was a lot more complicated than many thought, of course. So make sure you're ready for spoilers, because here we go… Mona killed Charlotte. DAAAAAAAANG, right???? So it looks like I was right that Mona killed […]
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    Ivanka Trump Met Marco Rubio And The Pics Are, Just, So Awkward — PHOTO

    Ivanka Trump Met Marco Rubio And The Pics Are, Just, So Awkward — PHOTO

    Ivanka Trump met with Senator Marco Rubio in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, June 20. They were meeting to discuss a plan for paid family leave. They both have ideas about how to do that and want to figure out if there's a way to turn their separate plans into one mega-plan. Which is pretty cool and […]
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    Trump Admin Had A Super Inappropriate Response To Why Sean Spicer Is Off-Camera

    Trump Admin Had A Super Inappropriate Response To Why Sean Spicer Is Off-Camera

    Donald Trump's chief strategist, Steve Bannon, had a completely inappropriate response when asked about the availability of Press Secretary Sean Spicer. Spicer has been having a hard time as press secretary, to say the least. He is in one of the most high-profile and high-pressure positions in the Trump White House — which has led to […]
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    5 Ways You Can Support Refugees Every Day, In Honor Of UN World Refugee Day

    5 Ways You Can Support Refugees Every Day, In Honor Of UN World Refugee Day

    The United Nations recognizes June 20 as World Refugee Day, but you can support refugees in your everyday life — in ways both big and small. Although media coverage of it may have slowed, there is still very much a refugee crisis going on around the world, which affects many countries. Over 71,000 migrants and […]
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    Jared Kushner Finally Spoke In Public And Twitter Lost It — VIDEO

    Jared Kushner Finally Spoke In Public And Twitter Lost It — VIDEO

    Jared Kushner, husband of Ivanka Trump, spoke in public on Monday afternoon. Now, for someone with a role in the Trump administration, this might not seem like such a big deal. However, Kushner has actually very rarely spoken in public for our nosy ears to hear. Despite his public role, he's remained pretty silent in […]
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    People Are Calling On Trump To Respond To Killing Of Muslim Teen In Virginia

    People Are Calling On Trump To Respond To Killing Of Muslim Teen In Virginia

    Nabra Hassanen, a 17-year-old girl who lived in northern Virginia, was assaulted and found dead on Sunday. She was with a group of fellow teenagers leaving a 24-hour IHOP around 3 a.m. on Sunday, June 18, when a man in a car got in a dispute with them, according to The Washington Post. The group ran, but […]
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    Trump Tweets Question About Hillary Clinton, And Everyone Has The Same Answer

    Trump Tweets Question About Hillary Clinton, And Everyone Has The Same Answer

    President Donald Trump used his Twitter account to ask a question about Hillary Clinton on the afternoon of Thursday, June 15. Specifically, he wanted to know why he is being inspected for his “non-dealings” with Russia but Clinton's family is not. Why is that Hillary Clintons family and Dems dealings with Russia are not looked at, but my non-dealings […]